The Power of Prairie Populism

by | Jun 10, 2007

Independent documentary film, One Bright Shining Moment, offers a compelling look at the 1972 Democrat Party nomination, which went to the rogue Senator from South Dakota George McGovern.

It’s uncomfortable and sad to realize the issues the nation faced in 1972 are exactly the same issues we face today—total and utter corruption of the executive branch, an unpopular and illegal war and the inept response from the opposition party. Yet, no matter how dark it gets in America, real men and women of conscience continue to fight for change. Activist, author and actor Dick Gregory is one such man. He appears in the film several times and each time he has nothing but truth to share.